Saturday April 25th, 2015
Saturday April 25th, 2015
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Why SEC’s Complaint Management framework may not work (3)

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Why should it take two days for an organisation to acknowledge an email message or five days to acknowledge a message received by post?

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Post elections: Stock market will bounce back, but

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Now that elections are over, especially the Presidential and Governorship, shareholders in this interview are of the opinion that the market will bounce back but not recover immediately, just as they said that the foreign investors that left the market to see the outcome of the elections will return back to the market.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top 10 performing stocks last week were the shares of Fidelity bank plc, National Aviation handling Company, NAHCo Plc, Zenith International Bank Plc, Oando plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc and United Bank for Africa, UBA Plc. The rest were International Breweries Plc, UACN Property Development Co. Plc, Glaxosmithkline Consumer Nig. Plc and National Salt Company, NASCON Plc.

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Why SEC’s complaint framework may not work (2)

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THERE is a prevalence of poor attitude to customers’ complaints in the capital market. The experience of many investors in this regard is reflected in the email received from Investor Oyekunle, published in the last edition.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top 10 performing stocks last week were the shares of Honeywell Flour Mill Plc, Glaxosmithkline Consumer Nig. Plc, Costain (West Africa) Plc, Aiico Insurance Plc, Wema Bank Plc and Champion Breweries Plc.

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Suspension of audit c’ttee rule: “Shareholders not carried along”

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THE Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC approved the suspension of Rule 42 (5)(e) of the Consolidated Rules and Regulations of the Commission for 90 days, effective February 25, 2015. The suspended rule provides: “Membership of an Audit Committee shall be for a term of three (3) years, subject to good performance; Provided, that such Member shall not be eligible for re-election until the expiration of three (3) years after his previous term”. In this interview with Alhaji Gbadebo Olatokunbo, shareholder activist, he said the regulators should listen more to the shareholders.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top performing stocks last week were the shares of May & Baker Nigeria Plc, UBA Capital Plc, Cadbury Nigeria Plc, NPF Microfinance Bank Plc, Fidelity Bank Plc and Cutix Plc. Others were International Energy Insurance Company, IEI Plc, FCMB Group Plc, Transnational Incorporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) Plc and Caverton Offshore Support Group Plc.

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How about non-financial investment? (2)

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Some readers requested for non financial investments. They want to invest but not in financial instruments like shares, bonds, bank deposits etc.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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Interestingly, the list of top 10 performing stocks was dominated last week by the shares of banking stocks as they begin to issue their 2014 financial statements and accounts to the investing public.

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Shareholders throw weight behind demutualisation of NSE

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Securities and Exchange Commission SEC, the apex regulatory agency of he Nigerian Stock exchange , stepped up efforts for the demutualisation of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), when it issued “Exposure draft rules on demutualisation of exchanges in Nigeria.”Shareholders in this interview have further backed the move.

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How about non-financial investment?

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In the last edition, we published some of the responses of readers to the series on “You Can Invest”. Among other things, these responses reflect that Nigerians are interested in investment, and they are willing to learn, or acquire the necessary knowledge. Some of the responses were from young people, below 25 years, which is good for the future of the country.

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NB ventures into bitters market

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Nigerian Breweries, NB Plc, NSE has said that it is venturing into the Nigeria bitters drink market with ACE Roots.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top 10 performing stocks last week were shares of UAC of Nigeria Plc. Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Julius Berger Nig. Plc, Access Bank of Nigeria Plc, Ikeja Hotels Plc, and Chemical and Allied Products, CAP Plc.

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Demutualisation of Stock Exchange will attract more companies

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Securities and Exchange Commission SEC, the apex regulatory agency of the Nigerian capital market, stepped up efforts for the demutualisation of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), when it issued “Exposure draft rules on demutualisation of exchanges in Nigeria.”

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Readers response to ‘You can Invest’

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Last week’s article concluded the series on “You can Invest”. Expectedly the series generated some reactions from readers in the form of questions and comments. A few of the questions and our responses are presented below for the benefit of other readers.

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Shareholders condemn SEC over dividend rulings (2)

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SEC has come up with a new rule that dividend would be returned to the company to start up a new business outside its original business after one year of release without claim from shareholders. In continuation from last week’s edition, shareholders disapprove of such rule. They further argued that registrars also constitute a major challenge to the issue of dividend collection. This is because they do not effect change of address received from shareholders among others.

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Don’t invest in ‘get rich quick’ schemes

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There are people that know they need to invest but they are afraid of losing money. The fear is fuelled by stories of friends, relatives or colleagues who had lost money in one investment or the other. But there are also stories of people who invested and did not lose money. To achieve this, all you need to do is observe the five basic laws of money.

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Shareholders condemn SEC over dividend rulings (1)

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SEC has come up with a new rule that dividend would be returned to the company to start up a new business outside its original business after one year of release without claim from shareholders. In this interview, shareholders disapprove of such rule. They argue that companies do not release the dividend warrant until after four months and that the dividend warrant would also go through other processes, therefore the directive cannot work unless the Companies and Allied Matters Act is ammended.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top 10 performing stocks were the shares of Airline Services and Logistics, ASL Plc, Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc, Cadbury Nig. Plc, Okomu Oil Palm Co. Plc, Cement Company of Northern Nigeria, CCNN Plc and Vitafoam Nig. Plc.

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I don’t want to lose money (3)

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“Money is lost when invested in things you are not familiar with”. This is the fourth basic law of money, according to the Richest Man in Babylon. It is also the reason why many people lose money in investment. It appears simple, but unfortunately, it is often ignored or taken for granted by investors.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top 10 performing stocks last week were the shares of R.T Briscoe Plc, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, UACN Property Development Plc, Ikeja Hotels Plc, Champion Breweries Plc and National Salt Company of Nigeria (NASCON) Plc.

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‘I don’t want to lose money’ (2)

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It is possible to invest and not lose money. Examples abound of people who invested and did not lose money; hence the fear of losing money is not a justifiable reason for not investing.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top 10 performing stocks last week were the shares of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, P.Z Cusson Plc, Ikeja Hotels Plc, Okomu Oil Palm Co. Plc, Costain (West Africa) Plc, and Presco Plc. Others were Chemical and Allied Products, CAP Plc, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI Plc, NPF Microfinance Bank Plc and UACN Property Development

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‘I don’t want to lose money’

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The series on “You can invest”, which dove-tailed into the one on “Why you are not investing”, received interesting responses from readers.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top 10 performing stocks last week were the shares of UAC of Nigeria Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Mansard Insurance Plc, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, N.E.M Insurance Co (Nig.) Plc and Lafarge Africa Plc.

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SEC okays Access Bank’s N52.6bn rights issue

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Access Bank Plc has secured approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to proceed with plans to raise N52.6 billion in a share sale as it pursues expansion and stronger cash reserves.

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Why you are not investing (2)

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”I have many responsibilities”. This is another reason why some people don’t invest. Most of the people that make this as excuse are usually middle or high income people.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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Last week, the shares of Presco Plc, UAC of Nigeria Plc, Cutix Plc, Beta Glass Company (Nig.) Plc, Union Bank of Nigeria, UBN Plc and Custodian and Allied Plc enjoyed unalloyed patronage from the investing public, thereby emerging the most active stocks on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, in terms of price movement.

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Shareholders differ on Oteh

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that its Director-General, Ms Arunma Oteh, has stepped down.

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Wilko Corporation to take over Avon Crowncaps …

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Avon Crowncaps and Containers (Nigeria) Plc has announced the intension of its majority shareholder, Wilko Corporation, to take up the remaining minority equities in the company.

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Shareholders share concerns for investemnet climate in 2015

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Expectations for 2015 have risen for Shareholders who have investments in the Nigerian Capital Market as they expect to get better dividend.

However, hopes have been dashed as a result of economic and political issues spanning from Naira devaluation, recapitalisation of stock broking houses, the forth coming elections and others.

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NSE activity turns positive helped by blue chips gains

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Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, yesterday returned to the green zone after three days of continuous decline last week.

The upward movement was attributed to gains recorded….

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